Miles Teller, born February 20, 1987, is an American actor best known for his roles in movies such as Whiplash and War Dogs.
Born in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Teller graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, of which he still has student debt from.
Teller appeared in several short films and television movies before making his feature film debut in Rabbit Hole. He had supporting roles in Footloose and Project X, before garnering rave reviews for his leading performances as Sutter Keely in The Spectacular Now and as Andrew Neiman in Whiplash. He has since starred in Fantastic Four as Mister Fantastic, War Dogs opposite Jonah Hill, and boxing biopic Bleed for This.
Miles Teller Net Worth 2017: $4 million
On his way to becoming a bonafide A-list actor, Miles Teller has a current approximate net worth of $4 million. As recently as 2015, Teller was still paying off student loans from NYU.
Before making his feature film debut Teller appeared in many short films. After graduating from Tisch School of the Arts in 2009, he made his debut in 2010’s Rabbit Hole, after Nicole Kidman handpicked him for the role. Teller appeared in the stage musical Footloose in high school. Years later, he was cast in the film remake of Footloose starring Kenny Wormald, in which he played the same character as in his high school musical.
In 2013, he starred in 21 & Over, written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. That year, he began reaching critical success after starring in the James Ponsoldt film, The Spectacular Now, for which he won the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, with co-star Shailene Woodley.
In January 2014, Teller was cast to portray Dan Aykroyd in Steven Conrad’s untitled John Belushi biopic.
In 2014, he co-starred in the comedy That Awkward Moment, alongside Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan, and starred as a drummer in the well-reviewed drama Whiplash, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opened in theaters in October 2014
He was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor, the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, and the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Teller received further recognition when he portrayed Peter Hayes in the commercially successful Divergent, followed by the film’s sequels Insurgent and Allegiant. Teller also starred as Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in the film Fantastic Four, which was a massive flop.
In 2016, Teller played real-life arms dealer David Packouz, opposite Jonah Hill, in the Todd Phillips-directed film War Dogs and headlined the biopic Bleed for This, playing boxer Vinny Paz.
In 2017, Teller starred in Only The Brave and Thank You For Your Service.
In August 2017, Teller got engaged to his model girlfriend Keleigh Sperry.